Thera-band Thera-band : exercise bands are low cost, portable and versatile resistance products with virtually unlimited. Uses for improving strength, mobility and flexibility, they are recognized worldwide as the original system of progressive resistance. Uses of Thera-Band include : exercise, gym, balance, fitness, yoga, pilates, stability, and resistance.
Shoulder subluxation Phase I: Complete these exercises 2 to 3 times per day, beginning with 5 repetitions each. Begin with tan or yellow Thera-Band® resistive bands, and progress to next color every 2 weeks. Phase II: Begin this phase once patient completes 5 repetitions of each exercise with the silver Thera- Band® resistance: - Perform Phase I exercises with 5 to 10 pound weights - Add shoulder shrugs and push-ups, progressing from the wall to the floor.
Shoulder dislocation Begin Thera-Band internal rotation and adduction at 3 weeks post- injury. Use a light resistance that allows you to complete 15-20 repetitions without pain. Begin other Thera-Band exercises at 4 to 5 weeks post-injury. Gradually increase the repetitions and resistances.
external rotation internal rotation Abduction to 90 ° Adduction Flexion to 90 ° extension
Shoulder impingement Perform these exercises for 3 sets of 10. Use a resistance level that allows you to complete only 10 repetitions per set. Complete this routine twice a week for three weeks. Bang & Deyle, 2000
Shoulder flexion to 180 ° Shoulder horizontal abduction Shoulder seated rowShoulder scaption empty can
Impingement syndrome Home-based exercise plus weekly physical therapy visits. Perform exercises daily for 6 weeks Include patient education on posture, pathology, and ergonomics. Phase I: - Initiate daily stretches for the shoulder and postural exercises Thera-Band exercises (internal rotation, external rotation, extension), beginning with Yellow bands (3-foot length). Begin with mild tension on the band. Once able to perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions without pain or fatigue, progress to the Red band, and then to the Green band - Progress to Phase 2 upon completion of 3x10 with the Green band Phase II: - Add the following Thera-Band exercises: Shoulder abduction, flexion, retraction and external rotation at 45 degrees - the same color and repetition progression noted above - Continue phase I exercises by progressing the Thera-Band color-coded resistance level McClure PW, et al. 2004.
internal rotation tower stretch Shoulder cross- arm stretch Cervical chin tuck Shoulder extension (starting at 45 ° )
Shoulder external rotation (starting at 45°) Shoulder internal rotation (starting at 45°) Shoulder abduction to 45° Shoulder flexion to 60 °
Arm & forearm exercise Elbow flexion Elbow extension